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Medicare reform passed the House. But GOP leaders say they won't push Medicare vouchers in the current round of spending talks.
Both sides are angling for position on healthcare reform. But it looks like there'll be no meeting of the minds, and Democrats are likely to go it alone.
After Thursday's healthcare summit, reaction from both sides is positive, but Democrats still likely to proceed without Republican support.
Some areas of agreement emerged over the six hours of televised talks, but Obama's healthcare summit ended Thursday with slim prospects of bipartisan accord.
Obama began Thursday's healthcare summit by asking lawmakers to 'focus on where we agree.' But some tense exchanges, including with former campaign opponent John McCain, showed limited success on the bipartisan front.
The White House has invited congressional Republicans to join Democrats for a healthcare summit to be moderated by President Obama and broadcast live. But Obama says legislative proposals should be on the table, and the GOP wants to start from scratch.